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Parking Lot Maintenance Checklist by Season

Posted on Jan 31, 2018 9:34:06 AM by Chris Hren

Asphalt parking lots are designed to last between 20 and 40 years, but a well-designed preventative parking lot maintenance program can extend your lot well beyond its life expectancy.

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When Does It Make Sense to Use an Industrial Coatings Custom Formulation?

Posted on Jan 9, 2018 9:09:47 AM by Chris Hren

using-industrial-coatings-custom-formulation.jpgMany OEM paint line operators shy away from using an industrial coatings custom formulation because they associate them with additional expenses. Sometimes, however, a business can’t afford not to use a custom formulated coating on their paint line.

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5 Considerations for Choosing an Asphalt Sealcoat

Posted on Dec 27, 2017 10:10:45 AM by Chris Hren

Adding an asphalt sealcoat to your pavement preservation plan will help prolong the life of your asphalt. With dozens of sealcoat products out there, choosing the right sealer for your parking lot or driveway can be difficult. While weighing your options, consider the following factors:

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Is Working with a Toll Paint Producer Really More Expensive?

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 7:57:00 AM by Chris Hren

When facing capacity constraints or dealing with unfamiliar paint chemistries, paint manufacturers often consider utilizing a toll paint producer.

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Guide to Sustainable Paint Options

Posted on Nov 20, 2017 9:04:00 AM by Chris Hren

Painters have no shortage of traffic paint options when it’s time to repaint roads, parking lots, and other paved surfaces. With sustainability making its way into the public conscious, organizations and municipalities are looking for more sustainable paint options than traditional solvent or waterborne traffic paints.

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3 Common Problems Toll Paint Manufacturers Can Solve

Posted on Nov 3, 2017 9:52:00 AM by Chris Hren

Producing paint, particularly high-performance OEM coatings, is a resource intensive process riddled with potential issues. To avoid these problems, companies often rely on toll paint manufacturers for their OEM coatings.

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The Best Products for Sealcoating Asphalt

Posted on Oct 26, 2017 2:51:00 PM by Chris Hren

Your organization decided to commit to a planned preventative maintenance program for your asphalt parking lot. This entails crack filling, patching, and sealcoating your asphalt once every couple years to prevent asphalt oxidation and keep your parking lot looking new. You put the project out for bid and receive several quotes, each with different types of asphalt sealcoat. A handful call for coal tar sealers, a few plan on using asphalt emulsion-based products, and one calls for BioSealcoat®, a sustainable sealcoat made from soybean oil. Which is the best for sealcoating your asphalt?

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What are the Benefits of Working With a Toll Paint Producer?

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 4:02:00 PM by Chris Hren

Most consumers assume the company whose name appears on a label manufactures the paint. They’re a paint company after all—why wouldn’t they make their own paint? In reality, many companies rely on toll paint producers, third party companies with optimal expertise, equipment, capacity, and other requirements that make them best suited for paint production. Here’s an outline of some factors to consider when deciding on a toll paint producer.

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What Are the Options for Parking Lot Sealcoating?

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 11:07:00 AM by Chris Hren

Parking lot sealcoating is an integral part to any pavement maintenance program. The right asphalt sealcoat product prevents harmful substances like gasoline, oil, water, and damaging UV rays from wreaking havoc on the underlying asphalt substrate. But which treatment is right for your lot?

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Guide to OEM Industrial Coatings Process Improvements

Posted on Aug 28, 2017 9:08:25 AM by Chris Hren

Prudent manufacturers continually optimize efficiency, accuracy, and throughput in their OEM operations. Industrial coatings and paint lines can be a focus of this continuous improvement. Your industrial coatings supplier should be a partner for ensuring your paint line runs as smoothly as possible. Work with your paint supplier to create a robust preventative maintenance and continuous improvement program for your OEM coating line.

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